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Athearnia crassa

(Boulder Snail)

Overview

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Extinct

Threat status

Common Names

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Common Names in English:

Boulder Snail

Common Names in Portuguese:

Leptoxis crassa

Common Names in Spanish, Castilian:

Leptoxis crassa

Common Names in Vietnamese:

Boulder snail

Description

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Habitat

Biome: Freshwater [1].

Ecology: List of Habitats :

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Leptoxis crassa

Notes

Athearnia crassa was formerly placed as a subspecies of Leptoxis (= Athearnia) crassa (see Dillon and Ahlstedt 1997). Athearnia crassa crassa and Athearnia crassa anthonyi are distinct from one another and Athearnia anthonyi and Athearnia crassa are now recognized as distinct species (see Dillon and Ahlstedt 1997; Minton and Savarese 2005).

Appeared in IUCN Red Lists from 1996 to 2006 under the incorrectly spelt name Leptoxis crassa. Was also incorrectly listed as Vulnerable. [1].

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Athearnia

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2 species and subspecies in this genus:

A. anthonyi (Anthony Riversnail) · A. crassa (Boulder Snail)

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Further Reading

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Notes

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Contributors

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Mollusc Specialist Group 1996. Athearnia crassa. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 January 2012. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-11-20